Q&A | Jesse Kamm
Photos of Jesse Kamm by Lucas Brower and Linlee Allen.
After my friend Agnes turned me onto Jesse's clothing line and then her blog, it was all over for me. Jesse embodies the laid-back Southern California surfer tomboy lifestyle, all while running her business, being a mother, wife, blogger and karate-chopper.
If not in Los Angeles, I would live in...Bocas Del Toro, Panama.
My dream holiday would be to...go on a surf trip to Mentawais, Indonesia with a bunch of bros for two weeks.
My current obsessions are...eating kale chips fresh from my garden and frozen plain yogurt topped with sea salt and maple syrup; listening to the Talking Heads; shopping for Rachel Comey dresses and at Kickpleat in Austin, TX.
I channel my childhood self when I...take my morning walk. I like to do karate kicks and chops to shake off the stress. It is super dorky and hilarious.
If I had to be outdoors all day I would...wear sunscreen, but expose as much skin as possible for max suntan. Take a hike, ride my bike, surf some waves, put my feet in the sand for as long as possible.
My favorite quality in a man is...loyalty.
My favorite quality in a woman is...honesty.
I'm terrified of...gravity taking its toll on my bod. But oh well, it is inevitable.
My dream car is a...anything from the 1985 Diesel Mercedes series. I have a wagon and a sedan, but the coupe would compete the collection. Hmmm, but I would also love a mint VW Westfalia pop up camper van. I am not actually a woman with many wants, but this is a pretty fun game!
My cocktail of choice is...a tie between a Jack and Coke and a Mojito.
My most important beauty item is...bronzer.
My celebrity crush is...Ryan Gosling.
My friends and I like to...have slumber parties, pretend we are not mothers and have no worries, drink lots, and laugh until someone chokes or pees.
If I could go back in time for one decade it would be...the 70s.
As a teenager I was totally into...Hammer pants, ghetto blasters, and walking down the empty country roads of Illinois dressed like Cindy Lauper while singing "Girls Just want to have Fun".
I tend to splurge on... shoes.
Spending six days out of seven in a hat, wearing overalls, and digging in the dirt...is what makes me have Tomboy Style.